Higher education in the US often comes with a high price tag. But graduating from some of the best universities in the world, the cost may be worth it.
Reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, analyzed projected job growth between 2010 and 2020 say that, the fastest growth is seen in occupations assigned to the master's degree level. The occupation with master's degree is said to have seen growth of 21.7% according to the 2012 statistics.
The process of selecting and determining which graduate program to pursue in the US can be a difficult and overwhelming task.
We can help you, as we give you the list of best graduate school rankings for those aspiring to study, medicine, engineering, education, law and business.
These ranking are from the US News. Graduate schools in the five main streams are ranked annually. These schools are ranked based on standardised test scores of student enrollment, opinions from experts, programme quality, rate of acceptance and other criteria.
As each graduate programme differs, the criteria of rankings vary across disciplines. Some of the top schools for these disciplines are as follows:
Top 3 Medicine schools for research:
#1 Harvard University, Boston, MA
#2 Stanford University, Stanford, CA
#3 Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Top 3 Engineering schools:
#1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts
#2 Stanford University, Stanford
#3 University of California-Berkeley
Top 3 Education schools:
#1 Johns Hopkins University
#2 Vanderbilt University (Peabody)
#3 Harvard University
Top 3 Law schools:
#1 Yale University
#2 Harvard University
#3 Stanford University
Top 3 Business schools
#1 Harvard University
#2 Stanford University
#3 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)